Maintenance Mechanic - Offering $5,000 First Year Sign-On Bonus- 6:00am -3:30pm Starting pay $32.82 (Union)
Albany NY
Full Time


Albany NY

Maintenance Mechanic - Offering $5,000 First Year Sign-On Bonus

6:00am -3:30pm Starting pay $32.82 (Union)

As a Maintenance Mechanic you will be responsible to perform all phases of plant maintenance. This consists of mechanical, building & grounds, electrical and electronic repairs utilizing precision maintenance skills.  To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day.
  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.
  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.
  • Deal with and drive change.
  • Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.
  • Learn and apply new technology, and share your knowledge with others.

Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.

Your responsibilities:

  • Perform Departmental precision Maintenance by completing work orders during Maintenance days.
  • Perform Preventative and Predictive Maintenance on equipment as required.
  • Perform general buildings and grounds repairs as necessary.
  • Monitor and repair General plant equipment such as Air compressors, Dryers, Boilers, etc.

Essential skills and experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • The ability to use basic welding and cutting tools.
  • Knowledge of equipment and machinery typical at a processing plant.
  • Knowledge of Packers, Conveyors, Labelers, Palletizers and Stretch wrapping machinery or the ability to learn peer to peer.
  • Knowledge and understanding of 480V / 3PH electricity and troubleshooting PLC sensors.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation): 

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator) 

  • Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include: 

  • Heat/Cold temperatures (inclement weather) 

  • Indoor/Outdoor environment 

  • Dusty environment 

  • Noisy environment 

  • Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes 

  • Elevated Places 

Frequently stand, walk, rotate, bend/stoop, twist, crouch, kneel, balance and reach or lift at shoulder level, above shoulder level, and below shoulder level 
  • Frequently climb stairs and/or ladders 

  • Occasionally lift/shovel/carry up to 50 pounds 

  • Frequently push up to 50 pounds of force 

  • Frequently pull/torque up to 50 pounds of force 

Other Considerations: 

  • This role will primarily be scheduled to work 8-12 hours per shift, on a rotating-shift schedule. You must be willing to work alongside your team including long days, on rotating or varying shifts (days, evenings, and nights) as well as overtime, weekend or holiday work. 

At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not.  Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.


The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position.  It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.  


Albany NY


101 Normanskill St, Albany NY, 12202

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